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Manager of Project Managers

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Koch Engineered Solutions (KES) is looking for a Manager of Project Management that is passionate about leading and developing others. A successful Manager will lead their team to exercise ownership and accountability of their projects by driving to the project schedule, project financials, and building mutually beneficial customer relationships. This individual will also help develop and implement strategic improvement initiatives within the project management team. This role will report to the Director of Project Execution.

This can be located anywhere in the United States with a preference at one of the following locations: Tulsa, Ok or Wichita, KS

The Manager of Project Management will lead a regional team of project managers. The Manager will be responsible for driving delivery of profitable, high-quality projects on-time. This person will provide direct leadership of Project Managers that execute Combustion, Heat Transfer, or Mass Transfer equipment projects with the goal of attaining and fostering execution excellence in the eyes of our customers.

What You Will Do In Your Roll

  • Identify, develop, and retain top tier project managers
  • Establish and maintain a culture of expectation, connecting individuals to team performance (customer management, schedule, and budget) through effective and proactive Key Performance Indicators aligned with company vision
  • Develop an open communication culture between Project Management and all other cross-functional teams to maximize customer and company value
  • Constant pursuit of self-improvement aligned with company vision paired with aligned metrics to drive self-accountability

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience leading others and driving accountability through established Key Performance Indicators
  • Experience in leading teams through complex problem solving
  • Experience driving business results by leading and developing others
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience managing external customers
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience with Critical Chain Project Management or Demand Driven Operating Model methodology

Koch Engineered Solutions, part of the Koch Industries family of companies, is a dynamic network of businesses that work together seamlessly to create an ecosystem of domain expertise. Increasing operational efficiency and safety. Reducing waste and emissions. The manufacturing challenges of today aren’t just about improving performance or practicing environmental stewardship, such as managing water and waste, reducing carbon emissions and increasing energy efficiency. They are about doing both, but better. That’s where you come in. We are a people company. It’s our people who bring the domain expertise and engineered solutions to our customers. Join our ranks and change the world. 

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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